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PTSO supports SunRidge through special events for our staff such as Welcome Back Breakfast & Teacher Appreciation Week, providing Grants for Special Programs created by our teachers for our students, and the Guardian Angel program for those in our school community that may need additional aid.

Please consider joining the PTSO. Forms are available here (you may pay by cash/check)  print the form from the link below, fill out and drop off at the front office.
 
Be in the know with the important dates, events, and activities happening at SunRidge! Please sign up to receive the eBLAST weekly newsletter through this link: http://eepurl.com/dEl0NX.




Thank you for another successful week of testing last week!  Congratulations to our West Orange Chamber of Commerce SOAR “Students of Achievement and Renown” winner, Emma Koehler.  Congrats to our track and field athletes that competed in the OCPS Trackfest last week.  We had a fantastic chorus concert on Thursday.  Congratulations to our Eagle Singers and Mrs. Parks-Smith.  Thank you for all of the love and support our teachers received this week for Teacher Appreciation week.  We truly value being a part of your child’s team!


What’s Happening Next Week at SRMS?

Monday, May 13th- Algebra and Geometry End of Course Exam

Tuesday, May 14th- Algebra and Geometry End of Course Exam

Wednesday, May 15th- Civics End of Course Exam.  Long Wednesday.  All OCPS schools will release at normal times.  SRMS will release at 3:57 pm.  NJHS Induction ceremony at 5:30 pm.

Thursday, May 16th- Band Concert at 6:30 pm in the West Orange Auditorium.

Friday, May 17th- Common Final Exam Block Schedule- 2nd and 6th-period exams.


Parents please remember that Boys and Girls Club After School Zone has ended for the school year.  All students should be off campus within 30 minutes of the end of the school day. 

Common Final Exams start next week and continue through 5/22.  See schedule CFE.pdf 








Please sign up to help with the upcoming school events.   Multiple time slots available. Every hour helps.   

Lunch helpers are still needed between 6th and 7th lunch.  Please sign up here:

http://signup.com/go/RHTCHJq.  


Volunteers are needed to help Ms. Moody collect laptops on May 23, 24, and 28th.  Please sign up here:

https://signup.com/go/vXgsGgZ


Volunteers are needed to help out with the  8th-grade celebration.  Please sign up here:

https://signup.com/go/mzRNnGd

We are also collecting gift cards for giveaways to the students of any size/denominations. They can leave them in front office marked “8th-grade celebration”. 

Looking to get involved with the school? The SunRidge Middle School PTSO has a few positions open for next year. Please email president@srmsptso.org for more more information, or to volunteer!





Please check at home, on bookshelves, under beds, and in your cars for library books. The last day to have books was May 10, and we still have over 300 books checked out.








Yearbooks will be distributed to 8th graders on May 20th during lunch and to 6th and 7th graders on May 21st.  If you didn’t preorder a yearbook we will have lottery forms available in the front office and can be requested from Ms. Nelms. 

We will give priority to 8th graders first for the lottery.  We will notify you in the afternoon of May 21st and so on.  If you have any questions please email Mrs. Nelms, robin.nelms@ocps.net.









Spring Concert

On Thursday, May 16th we will be holding our Spring Concert in the West Orange High School auditorium.  The concert begins at 6:30 pm and should last approximately one hour.  Doors will open to the public at 6:15 p.m.  Students in the Beginning Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, and Jazz Band will be performing.
 
All students will need to be at West Orange High School by 5:45 pm.  Students will need to bring their instrument, music and be in their concert attire. The uniform for Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble includes: Black tux shirt, black dress pants, black dress shoes, black belt, and black long socks. All beginning band members’ concert attire is their long sleeve black band t-shirt shirt, black dress pants, black long socks, and black shoes.
 
Thanks so much for supporting the arts at SunRidge and I look forward to seeing you on May 16th!!








Please remember to log your volunteer hours in Additions! 
Just signing in at the front office does not log your hours.






A Canvas course for SRMS’s Guidance Department is now available!
 
We are happy to announce that the Guidance Department at SunRidge Middle School is launching a Canvas Course for students and parents.  Please visit the course for information about Florida Virtual School courses, Eagle’s Landing presentations, and various parent resources.  The course name is SunRidge Guidance 18-19.  





Sea Ya Later 8th Grade Dance Pictures




We hope everyone had a great time at the dance last week.  Here are some imagesthat 8th-grade parents are welcome to download!

Special thanks to the 8th-Grade Dance committee and all of the volunteers that helped put this event together!







Invitations for A/B and Principal’s Honor Roll have been distributed. Please check with your student. The schedule is as follows:
 
Thursday, May 23, 2019 – 7th Grade at 2:15 pm at SRMS Cafeteria
Thursday, May 23, 2019 – 8th Grade at 6:00 pm at WOHS Auditorium
Friday, May 24, 2019 – 6th Grade at 9:45 am at SRMS Cafeteria
 
We hope to see you there!






IT’S  TIME…to start cleaning those stickers off your laptops. 
 
Device Check in Schedule 
 
Thurs., May 23 – 8th-grade collection
Fri., May 24 – 7th-grade collection
Tues., May 28 – 6th-grade collection
 
If you plan on going out of town and you are not returning to school after Memorial Day, please turn in your laptop on Wed., May 22, after lunches.

Questions?  Call 407 656-0794 x5352227 (Judy Moody)


Volunteers are needed to help with collecting laptops on May 23, 24, and 28th.  Please sign up here:

https://signup.com/go/vXgsGgZ









Eighth-grade parents should sign up to receive the West Orange HS PTSO newsletter. They will be providing important information about new classes just added for this fall, fall sports tryouts, academics and information for the start of school.  http://eepurl.com/c0hSO9


New Parent Welcome Meeting and Tour


Parents of incoming students to West Orange High School are invited to the New Parent Welcome Meeting and Tour on Friday, May 17th beginning at 10am. Administration and Guidance will be on hand to provide important information, you will learn about volunteer opportunities, hear about what the PTSO does and have a school tour. Please RSVP and share with your incoming friends. 
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Immunization Reminder
 
This is just a reminder that all 6th grade students must be current with their Hepatitis B shots, MMR shots, have had an adult Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (TDAP) booster shot and have either had Chickenpox or two doses of the Varicella Chickenpox vaccine before they will be allowed to enter 7th grade on August 12th.
 
If you are not sure what your child needs, please contact your family physician or medical clinic.
 
These shots must be recorded on the original Florida Certificate of Immunization (HRS 680) form.
 
This form must be turned into the office before your student will be allowed to attend classes for the 2019-2020 school year. 

Please see a copy of the form that was sent home with students on Monday, April 1, 2019.








Spiritwear sales for this school year have finished - see you in August at Meet the Teacher!









Testing Dates 2018-2019
 
DayDateAssessment Name/Session(s) – if testing over 2 daysGrade level or course testingType of Assessment*
 
TuesApril 2FSA – ELA Writing 
 
All grade levelsPBT - 6thGrade

CBT - 7th and 8th Grade 
WedMay 1FSA – ELA Reading
Session 1
All grade levels
 
PBT - 6thGrade

CBT - 7th and 8thGrade 
 
ThursMay 2FSA – ELA Reading
Session 2
MonMay 6 FSA – Math
Session 1
Students taking 6th, 7th or 8th-grade pre-algebra math stand-alonePBT – students taking 6thgrade math

CBT – students taking 7th or 8th-grade math
TuesMay 7FSA – Math
Sessions 2 & 3
WedMay 88th Grade Statewide Science AssessmentAll 8thgradersPBT
MonMay 13FSA Algebra & Geometry EOCs
Session 1
All students taking Algebra or Geometry
CBT
 
TuesMay 14FSA Algebra & Geometry EOCs
Session 2
WedMay 15CivicsAll students taking CivicsCBT
FriMay 17Common Final Exams
Periods 2 and 6
ALL classes that are not assessed by FSA ELA, FSA Math, FSA EOCs or CivicsCBT
MonMay 20Common Final Exams
Periods 3 and 5
TuesMay 21Common Final Exams
Periods 1 and 7
WedMay 22Common Final Exams
Periods 4
 
 
HEADPHONES/EARBUDS REQUIRED FOR FSA – ELA READING:  7thand 8thgrade students should bring their own headphones or earbuds for the FSA ELA Reading assessment.  We have a limited number of headphones for student use on campus.  Students may purchase earbuds in the media center for $1.00.  Wireless headphones/earbuds are not allowed during testing.

RECEIVING A FSA – ELA SCORE:  Students must take the FSA ELA Writing component and FSA ELS Reading components to receive and FSA ELA score.

MAKEUPS: This schedule is tentative and is subject to change at any time. Make-up sessions will be held throughout the testing window and students who are absent for an original date of testing should expect to be pulled for a make-up session immediately upon their return to school.

*Paper based assessments (PBT):are paper pencil assessment.

*Computer-based assessments (CBT): students take the assessments on their assigned OCPS laptops or on an OCPS computer provided to them for the day of testing.  Please make sure that your student charges their laptop nightly.  
  































SunRidge Middle School

Extra Curricular Clubs and Activities


There are so many ways for students to get involved at SunRidge Middle School.  Here is a list of all of the Clubs available!

 

Extracurricular
Activity

 

Sponsor(s)

 

Meeting Dates

 

National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

 

Christen Van Allen

Matthew Arp
 

1st Wednesday, monthly @ 8:30 in Cafe


 

*Future Farmers of America (FFA)

 

Katrina Alford

 

3rd Thursday, monthly @4pm in Room 516

(must have Agriscience as a class & paid dues)
 

Maker’s Club
 

Judy Moody
 

Wednesdays @ 8:30 in Media Center
 

Book Club
 

Judy Moody
 

Fridays @ 8:45 in Media Center
 

Writing Club

 

John Yourick

Corey Lorini
 

Thursdays @ 8:45 in Room 519

 

*Chess Club
 

John Yourick
 

Thursdays @4:15 in Media Center
 

Art Club
 

Brian Keith Myers
 

Thursdays @8:15 Room 504 (art fee)
 

Mathletes
 

Amy Sawyer
 

2nd Wednesday, monthly @8:45 in room 569
 

*Science Olympiad


 

Susan Colwell

Andrew Frohmberg

Deepra Dabiesingh
 

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 4-6pm in the cafeteria


 

Eagle Ambassadors
 

Lisa Warren
 

Thursdays @4:15 in Portable 19
 

Spanish Club
 

Nancy Roman
 

1st Tuesday, monthly @8:30
 

Yearbook
Photography
 

Robin Nelms

Jaime Jackson
 

Every other Friday morning at 9am, cafe (subject to change)
 

Fellowship of
Christian Athletes
 

Tony Williams

 

Every other Friday (group), Leaders meet every Friday in PE classroom @8:30
 

 

*Membership to Boys & Girls Club is required.  It is free to join! Applications are available in the main office.






Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida offer FREE after-school zone care for our students at SunRidge MS! If you are interested in registering your child, please complete a paper application located in the front office, or with any of the guidance counselors. The hours are dismissal until 6:00pm. There will be a late charge assessed for consistently late pick-ups.

After- school contact #: 407-656-0794
ASZ Site Coordinators: Robin Vinson ext. 535-2232; Kathy Morales ext. 535-2348


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ADDitions Volunteers




We are asking all SRMS volunteers to please log in your volunteer hours ASAP.  You can put in bulk hours if needed. In order to stay a 5 Star School, we must meet the required amount of volunteer hours. Thank you for all the time you have given SRMS and making a difference! 

Please click the HERE to log into the ADDitions site.





OCPS 30-30 Rule

With the frequency of afternoon storms this time of year please familiarize yourself with OCPS's 30-30 Rule below.





There are many volunteer opportunities here at SRMS! If you are looking to get involved please go to http://signup.com/go/DaoLtG and see the many different teacher, school and PTSO activities available. We appreciate all of our volunteers as they help to make our school a success!



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Remind is a simple way for you to stay informed and up-to-date with what’s happening.  By joining the SRMS PTSO on Remind, you’re choosing to receive messages via push notifications, SMS, or email.  Don’t worry, your phone number will not be shared with anyone else. 

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THIS WEEK


Mon-Tues, May 13-14
FSA Algebra and Geometry EOC

Wed, May 15
Civics End of Course Final Exam

Extended Wednesday - No Early Release

NJHS Induction Ceremony 5:30-7pm

Thurs, May 16
Spring Band Concert

Fri, May 17
Common Final Exams - Periods 2 and 6



UPCOMING 

Mon, May 20
Common Final Exams - Periods 3 and 5

Tues, May 21
Common Final Exams - Periods 1 and 7

Weds, May 22
Common Final Exams - Period 4

Thurs-Fri, May 22-24
Principals Award Banquests (by invitation)

Laptop turn-in

Weds, May 29
Last Day of School



OCPS 2018-19 School Calendar 

CLICK HERE

 
We're off to a great start for the new school year, but it could be even better with YOUR help!! Sign up to be a part of your SunRidge Middle School Parent, Teacher and Student Organization now!





OCPS will NOT have early-release on the following Wednesdays:
  • Wednesday, May 15th




 

If you would like to order any spirit wear please use this order form and send to the office. 

When filled, orders will be given to students' 7th-period teachers for distribution.  If you have any questions, please email spriritwear@srmsptso.org.